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Arcadia Fatal DUI Crash Baldwin Avenue and Las Tunas Drive

Arcadia Fatal DUI Crash Baldwin Avenue and Las Tunas Drive

Arcadia crash Baldwin Las Tunas

1 Killed, 1 Seriously Injured in Arcadia Crash at Baldwin Avenue and Las Tunas Drive

ARCADIA, CA (August 7, 2021) – A DUI crash killed one person and seriously injured another at Baldwin Avenue and Las Tunas Drive in Arcadia.

According to the CBS Los Angeles and My News LA, the tragic accident occurred late Friday night. Officers reported the wreck at about 10:50 p.m.

The incident happened on August 6 when a vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed east on Las Tunas Drive in Arcadia. The speeding driver lost control and then crossed over the raised median.

Arcadia police said the car struck another vehicle at the intersection with Baldwin Avenue. Firefighters along with the paramedics arrived and pronounced the other motorist, a male, dead at the scene.

Speeding DUI Driver Hits Another Car

His passenger ended up pinned inside the wreckage as a result of the collision. Medical personnel rushed the patient to the Huntington Memorial Hospital in Pasadena for treatment of major injuries.

The names of the deceased and wounded victims remain unreleased. Meanwhile, police determined that the driver who caused the wreck was under the influence of alcohol at the time.

Officers forced the area of Baldwin Avenue and Las Tunas Drive to shut down for hours following the collision. The fatal Arcadia crash is still under investigation.

Anyone with information can call the police at 626-574-5151 or the Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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